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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

by Stephen Chbosky

Drugs and Alcohol Quotes

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Quote #4

Things were worse an hour ago, and I was looking at this tree but it was a dragon and then a tree, and I remembered that one nice pretty weather day when I was part of the air. (2.15.4)

If it weren't for the fact that Charlie were tripping on LSD here, this might be a pretty Zen moment. Instead, it's something that might permanently damage his already fragile mind.

Quote #5

Regardless, I decided to never take LSD again. (3.1.17)

During the course of the novel, Charlie drinks, smokes cigarettes and pot, and does LSD. But the LSD doesn't quite work for him—it just heightens the activity in his already overactive mind.

Quote #6

Essentially [LSD] is twelve hours of schizophrenia. (3.2.3)

Wait, LSD? We thought Charlie was talking about a day he spent with Gary Busey.

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